H.Res. 815 - waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee (Budget Resolution)

COMMITTEE ACTION:  REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday May 16, 2006.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 227-195, on Wednesday May 17, 2006.

MANAGERS: PUTNAM/MCGOVERN
109th Congress
2nd Session
H.RES. 815
[Report No. 109-466]

H. Res. 815 - WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(a) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT TO THE SAME DAY CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED BY THE RULES COMMITTEE

1. Waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee.

2. Applies the waiver to any resolution reported on the legislative day of May 17, 2006 providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 376) establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2007 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 through 2011, or addressing budget enforcement or priorities.

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported on the legislative day of May 17, 2006: (1) providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 376) establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2007 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 through 2011; or (2) addressing budget enforcement or priorities.